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Here at Big Thicket Hearing Aids & Audiology, our community’s hearing health is close to our hearts and is why we set out to serve the good people of Hardin County with hearing care and hearing aids at affordable prices.

No one chooses to go through hearing loss, but if it happens, it’s comforting to know that the highly experienced team here at Big Thicket will look after you without it costing the earth. If you already know you need hearing aids, we can provide precision fitting with our latest 3D ear scanning technology.

We’re officially the only hearing clinic in the whole of East Texas to offer this incredible technology and at no extra cost to our patients.

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Our hearing tests are quick and pain-free, and you’ll go through your audiogram results with a highly trained audiologist who will talk you through what they mean and the next steps.


We provide a huge range of the latest hearing aid technology to suit any budget and lifestyle. We work closely with you to find a solution that you’re 100% happy with.


Our advanced digital 3D ear scanning technology produces a highly accurate image of the ear canal meaning hearing aids will fit more comfortably. It’s a much less invasive process and we’re the only clinic in the area to offer this.

Schedule a Callback

If you have a question, a concern with either your own or a loved one’s hearing or you would like to book an appointment, then complete this form and Dr. Joni Ruiz will call you when she’s available.

Alternatively, if your request is urgent, then you can call (409)-227-0284.


  • Beau Wilson

    I’ve been seeing Joni for a good long while now. She is by far the best audiologists around. She cares about her patients and is very thorough at her job. If you are looking for a new audiologists then go and see her. You will not be disappointed.

    1 year ago
  • Melinda Stanton

    I can’t say enough good things about Joni! She is so patient and persistent in making sure everything is just right. She values my WW2 veteran father as a person and honors his service. She speaks loudly and slowly enough for him to understand her. Plus she is a super good audiologist!

    6 months ago
  • Richard Rayzor

    Very friendly and professional service. Patiently worked with my 93 year old father-in-law. Thank you so much.

    2 months ago
  • Kristen Hancock

    Dr. Joni Ruiz is truly one of a kind - caring, patient, and very thorough! She listens to your concerns, and takes her time to answer any questions you have. I have seen her expertise in treating all ages: my young daughter, my husband, and also my mother. Each of them were given the level of... read more

    6 months ago
  • John C Byerly

    Dr. Ruiz has been my audiologist for over five years. In that time I have had medical issues (heart attack, stroke,...) that altered my hearing. In each instance the good doctor came to my aid. I believe the good Lord sent her to me and I have been blessed by her knowledge, her skill, her compassion, and I have... read more

    1 year ago


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